The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) could issue a binding decision in the case involving Meta's data transfers to the US by 14 April, after the Irish Data Protection Commission triggered an Art.65 dispute resolution mechanism under the EU General Data Protection Regulation. If this is to be the case, the decision will arrive several months ahead of the draft EU-US Data Privacy Framework, which is not expected to be finalised before July 2023. This would leave Meta without a legal basis to transfer European users' data to the US and a decision of its own to make over whether to follow through on its repeated threats (here and here) to shut down its services within the region.
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